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tibia

 [tib´e-ah]
the inner and larger of the two bones of the lower leg; it articulates with the femur and head of the fibula above and with the talus below. See appendix 3-3 and see color plates.
Tibia. Anterior (A) and posterior (B) views of the right tibia. From Dorland's, 2000.
tibia val´ga a bowing of the leg in which the angulation is away from the midline of the body.
tibia va´ra medial angulation of the tibia in the metaphyseal region, due to a growth disturbance of the medial aspect of the proximal tibial epiphysis; there are both infantile and adolescent types. Called also Blount's disease.

tib·i·a

, gen. and pl.

tib·i·ae

(tib'ē-ă, tib'ē-ē), [TA]
The medial and larger of the two bones of the leg, articulating with the femur, fibula, and talus.
Synonym(s): shin bone
[L. the large shinbone]

tibia

(tĭb′ē-ə)
n. pl. tib·iae (-ē-ē′) or tib·ias
1.
a. The inner and larger of the two bones of the lower human leg, extending from the knee to the ankle.
b. A corresponding bone in other vertebrates. Also called shinbone.
2. The fourth division of an insect's leg, between the femur and the tarsus.

tib′i·al adj.

tib·i·a

, pl. tibiae (tib'ē-ă, -ē) [TA]
The medial and larger of the two bones of the leg, articulating with the femur, fibula, and talus.
Synonym(s): shin bone.
[L. the large shinbone]

tibia

The shin bone, the stronger of the two long bones in the lower leg. The front surface of the tibia lies immediately beneath the skin. Its upper end articulates with the femur (thigh bone) to form the knee joint and the lower end forms part of the ankle joint. Its companion bone, the fibula, lies on its outer side and is attached to it by ligaments.

tibia

the anterior of the two long bones articulating in the hind limb, proximally with the femur, and distally with the tarsal bones. see PENTADACTYL LIMB. In humans, the tibia is the shinbone. In insects, it is the fourth segment from the base of the leg.

Tibia

One of the two bones of the lower leg.
Mentioned in: Osteomyelitis
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En condiciones normales, el margen superior de la epifisis proximal del perone debe estar a nivel de la fisis, proximal de la tibia, y la fisis distal del perone debe estar a nivel del domo talar.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) coronal views of both tibias. T1-weighted images show low intensity intramedullary lesions in both tibias.
Out of 23 bones with double foramina, 20 (87%) were femur, 2 (8.65%) were tibia, and only 1 (4.35%) was fibula with a double foramina (Figure 7).
To our knowledge, this is the first case of total knee arthroplasty after correction of extra-articular deformity in tibia using clamshell osteotomy.
Treatment of distal tibia fractures without articular involvement: a systematic review of 1125 fractures.
The measured fML, fLAP and fMAP of Han Chinese were larger than the previous study (Wang et al., 1992; Cheng et al.), maybe as a result of different definition of measured length of femur and tibia or measured methods.
In conclusion, in the current study quails fed Ca-P-deficient diet supplemented with 5 [micro]g [kg.sup.-1] of 1[alpha]-OH[D.sub.3] in combination of 500 FTU [kg.sup.-1] of phytase were able to achieve the same tibia ash and Ca compared with quails fed Ca-P-adequate when dietary nonphytate phosphorus and Ca levels were 0.15% and 0.6%, respectively, whereas addition of 1[alpha]-OH-[D.sub.3] alone or in combination with phytase could not maximize growth performance of quails.
Nahrendorf's team detected the channels throughout the skull as well as in the tibia, which led them to search for similar features in the human skull.
Generally, the surgeon passes a suture line around the dog's lateral fabella and through a hole drilled into the tibia, creating an artificial ligament of sorts outside the joint.
High energy distal tibia fractures have associated distal ipsilateral fibula fractures up to 85% of the time.
At 21 days of age, the highest tibia Ca values were obtained in birds fed negative control diet supplemented with 150 mg/kg WS or WC with no dietary supplementation of 1, 25-(OH)2 D3 (38.652 and 38.433 % respectively).